recognition

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recognition for an accomplishment accolade
act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards) accreditation
official recognition or approval approbation
King of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329) Bruce , Robert I , Robert the Bruce
American inventor who in 1775 designed a man-propelled submarine that was ineffectual but subsequently earned him recognition as a submarine pioneer (1742-1824) Bushnell , David Bushnell , Father of the Submarine
woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition Cinderella
nation's recognition of another's laws and institutions comity of nations
recognition of meritorious service commemoration , memorial , remembrance
recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours course credit , credit
electronic warfare undertaken under direct control of an operational commander to locate sources of radiated electromagnetic energy for the purpose of immediate threat recognition electronic warfare-support measures , ESM
Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884) Gregor Mendel , Johann Mendel , Mendel
silent signal of warning or recognition high sign
official recognition of merit honorable mention , mention
recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments honoree
lack of knowledge or recognition incognizance
badge award to Boy Scouts in recognition of special projects merit badge
evidence proving that you are not who you say you are not; evidence establishing that you are not among a group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to rejection negative identification
(law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract) nominal damages
worthy of recognition and praise notable
enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause) ovation , standing ovation
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